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Siemens VAI Metals receives order for caster from Jindal Steel

Steel Industry ©


17. November 2009

Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. orders caster from Siemens for new integrated production facility in Angul, India   

Siemens VAI Metals Technologies received an order from Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) for the supply of a new single-strand slab caster which will be built at Angul in the Indian state of Orissa. The machine, which will be equipped with a wide range of technological packages, will be one of the most advanced slab casters in India. Start-up is scheduled for September 2011.

Siemens VAI responsibilities for this project include plant engineering, equipment design and supply, advisory services for erection, installation, start-up and commissioning in addition to personnel training. All of the major process equipment will be provided such as the main casting-floor equipment, mold, strand-guiding system and discharge facilities in addition to the torch-cutting machine, deburrer, marker, roll-gap checker and pusher/piler. Electrics, hardware and software for Level 1 automation and Level 2 process optimization as well as hydraulic, lubrication and cooling systems are also included. 

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Advanced Slab-Caster Technology for India 

For further details:Jindal_VAI [pdf, 125.5kb]